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Strongs Number: H5358


Hebrew Word
נָקַם
Transliteration
nâqam
Phonetic
naw-kam'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to {grudge} that {is} avenge or punish

BDB Definition

1. to avenge, take vengeance, revenge, avenge oneself, be avenged, be punished

a. (Qal)

1. to avenge, take vengeance

2. to entertain revengeful feelings

b. (Niphal)

1. to avenge oneself

2. to suffer vengeance

c. (Piel) to avenge

d. (Hophal) to be avenged, vengeance be taken (for blood)

e. (Hithpael) to avenge oneself

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
avenge ({-r} {self}) {punish} revenge ({self}) X-(idiom) {surely} take vengeance.